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Mokala is SA National Parks newest park, situated approximately 80km south-southwest of Kimberley, and west of the N12 freeway to Cape Town. Nestled in the hills, Mokala's landscape boasts a variety of koppieveld (hills) and large open plains. The isolated dolerite hills give the place a calming feeling of seclusion. A big surprise awaits when you pass through the hills and are confronted by the large open sandy plains towards the north and west of the Park. Drainage lines from the hills form little tributaries that run into the plains and drain into the Riet River.Mokala is a Setswana name for a Camel Thorn (Kameeldoring). These trees occur in dry woodland and arid, sandy areas and are one of the major tree species of the desert regions of Southern Africa. This immensely important species has a great range over the Northern Cape and varies from a small, spiny shrub barely 2m high, to a tree up to 16m tall with a wide, spreading crown.
Current facilities include two lodges; a restaurant, conferencing, a camping area which is 10km from the main lodge as well as a private landing strip.
Mosu Lodge Luxury Executive Suites- Self Catering (braai, micro wave, two plate stove, fridge, utensils, cutlery & crockery) - One Bedroom with double bed with electric blanket - WC, shower, bath, hand basin - Fire place and air conditioner Semi Luxury Rooms- Non-self Catering (only electric kettle, no braai area, no fridge) - One Bedroom with two single beds - WC and shower, hand basin - Wall-fitted heater and ceiling fan Mofele Lodge Semi Luxury Rooms- Non-self Catering (only electric kettle, no braai area, no fridge) - One Bedroom with two / three / four or five single beds - WC and shower, hand basin - Ceiling fans Lilydale Rest Camp Comfortable self-catering accommodation (2-5 bed units are available)- Main lodge and restaurant available on request. - Restaurant and conference for group bookings. - This lodge is +- 70km away from the main section of Mokala National Park. Haak-en-Steek Camp Rustic Cottage (1 unit) - Self Catering (braai facility in lapa, gas stove & oven, gas fridge / freezer, kitchen, utensils, cutlery & crockery) - Two sleeping areas (divided by wall), one double bed in open kitchen area, 2 single beds - WC, shower and hand basin - No electricity, no air conditionerRustic Camping- Braai facilities in lapa, - No electricity, gas geysers, no kitchen or cooking facilities
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The campThe park has two lodges with fully equipped kitchens at each lodge. Both lodges can sleep a maximum of 30 people each. Future developments will also include a day visitor’s area and more rustic wilderness self-catering camps. A lot of work has gone into establishing a good road network and ensuring that a high standard is maintained throughout the park.ActivitiesMountain biking, day walks, sunset and night drives and bush braais. Star-gazing as a night time activity is also offered along with wildlife documentary DVD shows. Enjoy rock art painting, engraving excursions and guided horse trails.
Animals presently in MokalaBlack Rhino, White Rhino, Disease-free Buffalo, Tsessebe, Roan Antelope, Mountain Reedbuck, Giraffe, Gemsbok, Eland, Zebra, Red Hartebeest, Blue Wildebeest, Black Wildebeest, Kudu, Ostrich, Steenbok, Duiker and Springbok.Conference facilities available.